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ISO Dial Obsession

Started Feb 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: ISO Dial Obsession
In reply to rich789, Feb 9, 2014

One advantage is that you can check and set shutter speed, ISO and aperture (on prime lenses) when you don't hold the camera to your eye, and even when it is turned off. While you look through the EVF, it will show you the relevant settings in the EVF, so no need to take your eye from the viewfinder to change a setting. How practical the lock button for the ISO dial is remains to be seen, of course.

rich789 wrote:

What is the big deal about finally having an ISO dial on a modern camera.

It was fine on film cameras where you mainly only changed the ISO when you used a roll of film that was a different speed. Surely it is easier and quicker to assign a FN button to ISO ,no need to take your eye from the viewfinder, look down at the camera to see what you are doing, press a button, turn a dial and maybe want to do it all again for the next shot.

Is it just nostalgia or am I missing something here.

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